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Election Day Wrap Up: Squadron, Simon Win

Daniel Squadron won re-election to the New York State Senate’s 26th district and Jo Anne Simon won her race the 52nd Assembly District in Tuesday’s election. Governor Andrew Cuomo, who many residents of Brooklyn Heights and Cobble Hill vowed to vote against for his role in the closure of LICH, easily won a second term. […]

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Vote Today 11/4/14

This Tuesday, November 4 is election day. There are many contested races in our district. They are for: Governor, Lieutenant Governor, State Comptroller, State Attorney General, State Senator, State Assembly Member, Representative in the U.S. Congress, and Justice of the State Supreme Court. There are also three Ballot Proposals which must receive voter approval to […]

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Jo Anne Simon Wins 52nd AD Democratic Primary, Will Face Guitar Playing GOP Challenger in November

Jo Anne Simon won the Democratic nomination in the 52nd Assembly District Tuesday with opponents Pete Sikora coming in second and dark horse candidate/Brooklyn Heights resident Doug Biviano third. Simon was the winner of our Readers’Endorsement poll.

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BHB Guest Post: Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Zephyr Teachout on LICH

Editor’s Note: At the invitation of BHB, Zephyr Teachout, Democratic candidate for the office of Governor of New York State, agreed to the following opinion piece about why Long Island College Hospital was closed this past May. In May, the owner of Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital shut down the full-service facility, ignoring deep opposition […]

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Brooklyn Heights Blog Reader Endorsement: Jo Anne Simon in New York’s 52nd Assembly District

The BHB Readers have spoken – Jo Anne Simon is their pick in the 52nd AD Democratic primary tomorrow (9/9). RELATED: Where to cast your vote on Tuesday With 63% of the vote, Simon convincingly distanced her challengers activist Pete Sikora and Brooklyn Heights resident Doug Biviano in our online poll. BHB Candidate Interviews: Jo […]

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Where to Cast Your Vote in the Democratic Primary on Tuesday September 9, 2014

Democrats will be selecting their nominees for Governor and State Assemblymember on Tuesday September 9. To check out where your polling place, go to NYC’s Pollsite Locator. View sample ballot here.

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Watch Candidates for the 52nd Assembly District Talk The Simpsons, Buzzfeed and Netflix at Brooklyn Heights Blog Debate

All politics is local – but how connected are politicians to “the locals?” Most everyone we know has watched The Simpsons, is either addicted to or hates Buzzfeed and they’ve definitely binge watched something on Netflix (House of Cards, Orange is the New Black etc). BHB Candidate Interviews: Jo Anne Simon | Pete Sikora | […]

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BHB Readers’ Endorsement Poll: NYS 52nd Assembly District

Vote now in our BHB Reader’s Poll for the 52nd AD – watch highlights of the BHB debate and read our interviews with the candidates.

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Brooklyn Heights Blog Open Thread: 52nd NYS Assembly District Debate

On Tuesday (9/2), Brooklyn Heights Blog will be hosting a debate between the Democratic candidates for the 52nd AD. BHB Founder/Publisher John “Homer Fink” Loscalzo will moderate and questions will be asked by our own Claude Scales, the BHA governor Marla Simpson, Ted Hamm political commentator / Chair of Journalism and New Media Studies at […]

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52nd Assembly Seat Candidates Talk Cuomo at Prospect Heights Debate

The three Democrats vying to succeed the retiring Joan Millman in the 52nd NYS Assembly district met for a debate in Prospect Heights last night. The New York Observer’s takaway? The candidates are a little “meh” about Governor Cuomo: RELATED: Elections Are Not Coronations: Brooklyn Heights Blog to Host 52nd Assembly Debate with Democratic Candidates […]

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